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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 149.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Books Received Broich John . 2017 . Squadron: Ending the African Slave Trade . New York : Overlook Press . Moten Fred . 2017 . Black and Blur . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Rae Noel . 2018 . The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery . New York...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 1.
Published: 01 November 2011
... killed in the war. The youngest sits outside, where the dogs are being entirely dogs. Nieces cocking back into full debutante circles for the fashionable neighborhood boys who sport grass stains fashionably. The youngest says sorry for wanting to know what their faces looked like when...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 33.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Judy Meiksin © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 33 Judy Meiksin Releasing Herself I have been to Europe and I don't even recall that stain in the road that you refer to as Ely...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 21.
Published: 01 November 2013
... I’s deeprooted: underless He knuckled and faceforced me ’gainst the woodpile panted at my ear: hoist up the john b’s sail / see how the mainsail sets “Don’t         call for the captain ashore I don’t want to         go home” Whether was a staining or whitewashing: sawdusted...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 7.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mark Belair © 2016 Mark Belair 2016 Mark Belair the wooden floor the cozy / cluttered / coffee and tea import shop / conducts its workday on a dark / creaky / wooden floor / each slim strip scarred and stained and cracked from dropped wooden barrels / spilled drinks / boot-crushed...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 36–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
... dawn light to practice humming and denials. Seven grain cereal then a phone call where I answer yes then fine then yes and then we bang the screen door three times out of safety. We ceiling check for spreading stains. Usually the weather stain has grown northeast one...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... caught my eye and held it was the flattened bench of the seat stained almost entirely a deep ochrish brown. “Them people never knew what hit ’em,” he said. “Tree come down on the highway.” He shuffled his toothpick from the left side of his mouth to the right. “Act of...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 46–47.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alan Britt © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Alan Britt Ebb & Flow So, the earth wobbles; mud escapes its universal womb. That’s it? Broken window stained with transmission fluid. Cold, cold room, ice-blue sheets snapped to attention...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 23.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Megan Edgecombe © 2013 Megan Edgecombe 2013 Megan Edgecombe Shame If shame were a color what would it be? A dark red stain on a borrowed mattress, or white gum stuck to the bottom of an unlucky shoe? For me it’s more like the waxy yellow I scraped from...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... & picking them up / your father has built enough homes this year to invite everyone over / anyone out drinking tonight who swerves to hit me / who notices the oil stain on my jeans resembling bones / quiets my body’s need to be every inch traffic camera & fluorescent tape / in this town / the toast...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 55.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the pickup truck wheel, pearl-button shirt stained with vomit and vodka as he nosedived into a ditch. Clap. We remained their children. And for almost killing them, our parents never forgave. Their children who ate honeysuckle nectar and the petal, refused to help wash the dog, children who spent a...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 14.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., loading the trolley for her third trip down the aisle. There’s a small stain on her sleeve, gravy, perhaps, from the filet of steer, or juice from the unremarkable chicken, or fish. Most choose the fish, blackened as if someone...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 2.
Published: 01 May 2021
... oozes a particular dullness. What I wouldn t give to party in my big hoops. Beyond my windows people wear their days like a chore: the solemn plaid of a school uniform, the oil stains on a mechanic s jumpsuit. I can swipe on a whole container of rouge and still have nowhere to go. But today I rip the...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 16–17.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., grabbed the shaker, spilled it evenly over the slugs, writhing, white. We went down the row slug after slug, but still they emerged from under the raspberry brambles, staining the sidewalk, unrepentant, exuding themselves without precision up the steps minnesota review 96 (2021) DOI 10.1215/00265667...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 129.
Published: 01 May 2017
... between a roar and a cackle and a husk. Throw that head back and splinter your husk. Inside is a seed bomb. Each single orange frequency a rusty shard to penetrate. Your vocal sunset slowly smears its stains across the sky inside my insides. How did your glottal tract learn to protect internal...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 29.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Bryce Berkowitz Bryce Berkowitz The View from Here I should begin with a few things I am: a boy from a water-stained river town, a photographer of tonight s evening light, a sweet corn shoot at the end of July. Good God: the shape of things to come seems like a mass of grief growing inside the...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 21–22.
Published: 01 November 2006
... brothers, march on Western capitals defended by missile systems and computized pain, with lust slain, hearts free of money's stain, and knees always to the Ka'aba bended. If innocents want recompense, pray they may submit to the rule of one God. We...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 18.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Morris for most lifetime study dates? So when I traveled to the Austrian church where Bach improvised that fugue I told the Blessed Virgin that she looked stunning in ruby red, and kneeled in front of the harpsichord, the light from the stained glass window shining on my back, and I tried to pray...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 42–45.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Isles. Clump on sidewalks orgies of appetite. Their markings lure like stained glass. As kids, we pet their blue so carefully before sentencing coffee-cans full to Mom’s yard fire. Emily, racing strangers on Highway 94, minnesota review 86...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 26–28.
Published: 01 November 2006
... as if at an old sly friend. When she answers, she speaks more to the dishwasher-weary, stained-silent eggshell-blank —warm with bodies touched and lost— crockery than to me: But what if— she raises the mug I— she sips...